eustachian tube – Full Definition
|eustachian tube – /juːˌsteɪʃ(ə)n ˈtjuːb/ – noun|
: a narrow passage leading from the pharynx to the cavity of the middle ear, permitting the equalization of pressure on each side of the eardrum.
: a bony and cartilaginous tube connecting the middle ear with the nasopharynx and equalizing air pressure on both sides of the tympanic membrane.
: a narrow passageway that connects the upper part of the throat to the TYMPANIC CAVITY.
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